• 2024 Mental Health Symposium April 25, 2024 Austin TX  Register by March 31,2024

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  • This is the 4th annual symposium which will address mental health issues, concerns, and needs of youth who are deaf or deafblind. This in-person and livestream event will be a full day of presentations, group discussion, and networking. Mental health professionals, educators, community service providers, families, and consumers are welcome to attend. Interested persons from across the state are welcome.

  • Event Details:

    Thursday, April 25, 2024
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
    Location:
    Education Service Center - Region 13
    5701 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78723 
    Cost:
    $50 (lunch on your own)
    Registration Deadline: March 31, 2024 | Register Now

    Presenters:

        - Kevin Richmond
        - Dr. Sarah Schoffstall
        - Gabriel Lomas, Ph.D and Grace Lester, BSW
       

    Schedule:

    8:30 AM: Welcome
    8:45 AM: Kevin Richmond - Unveiling Acceptance: Navigating the Tapestry of DeafBlind Identity
    10:00 AM: Break
    10:30 AM: Dr. Sarah Schoffstall
    12:00 PM: Lunch (on your own)
    1:00 PM: Dr. Gabriel Lomas and Grace Lester - Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline for Deaf Youth: Building Resiliency
    2:30 PM: Break
    2:45 PM: Continued: Dr. Gabriel Lomas and Grace Lester - Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline for Deaf Youth: Building Resiliency
    4:15 PM: Closing

    CEUs Available*: RID, CPE, BEI, LMSW, LPC

    *You will be able to choose more than one.

  • Payment Information

    • Registration is $50. Lunch is on your own.

    • Payment is due March 31, 2024

    • You will be assigned a registration ID. Do not make payment until you receive your ID via email.

    Payment Methods

    1. Mail or drop off a check or money order made out to the Texas School for the Deaf. Note: SOC Mental Health Sympo and Registration ID. 

    Business Office-Cashier’s Office

    Texas School for the Deaf

    1102 S. Congress Ave

    Austin, TX 78704

     

    2. Call with credit card information (Visa, Master Card, American Express). Give your registration ID.

    Contact number:

     512-462-5368 (v)

     512-256-4343 (videophone)

    Payment is accepted between 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.